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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:21 pm

I had another day on park today watching construction, the 2 main elements to go in today were the inoculator leg and the satelite mast on top of the Marmaliser. Below are pictures of these 2 elements being instaled

Bottom half of the Inoculator.

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Putting the top half of the leg together

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Lifting it into place

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Fixing it into place

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Moving the Satelite tower (top of the marmaliser)

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Securing into place

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Overview of the marmalier, just on more leg to go now!

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Marmaliser close ups

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random shots

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Station theming

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Smiler overview shots.

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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:29 pm

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"sooo ummm guys what is this?" (guy pointing at it) :D
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:32 pm

Just a thought, wonder what the ropers have to say about this and really good shots xD
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:36 pm

dylan.tempelaars wrote:

"sooo ummm guys what is this?" (guy pointing at it) :D


I think he's pointing to his giggler
 
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:38 pm

Amazing photo update! Those last three photos really show how well The Smiler fits in with the theme of the X-Sector, looks better than I could have ever anticipated.
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Re: The Smiler - Construction Discussion

Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:41 pm

Going back to the delivery of the lift(s), has anyone got any idea if that is enough chain for both lifts? Or maybe could The Smiler have a launched or maybe a different type of lift. To me, it dosn't seem to have enough, considering that the first lift wont be vertical. Any ideas? And also, Has anyong got any idea why ages ago, when they were building track around the station, why they seemed to openly show underneath the station had quite a steep drop, as well as a few turns, however covered the (So called Secret Elemet), however I thought that was the part where there would be an inline twist? People have said this could be the world beating inversion, however you can clearly see 13 or 14 inversions outside, openly visiable, which has already beaten this. Thanks, this is my first time posting :)

By the way, really good pictures today :) Thanks
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:44 pm

spin_doctor wrote:
Amazing photo update! Those last three photos really show how well The Smiler fits in with the theme of the X-Sector, looks better than I could have ever anticipated.


Im glad you think so, a few had requested shots showing how The Smiler fits within  X sector and I tried to show that in the shots you mentioned.
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:46 pm

Great pictures! I was there today and saw the transmitter being lowered onto the marmaliser. I'm sure I saw roodlesnouter taking pictures.
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:53 pm

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Great pictures! I was there today and saw the transmitter being lowered onto the marmaliser. I'm sure I saw roodlesnouter taking pictures.


Who me :sus:

You should have come and said Hi mate.  :D
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:56 pm

A huge thanks for those photo updates! I only have one comment.

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Practically pornography. That is all.
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:03 pm

JonoD wrote:
A huge thanks for those photo updates! I only have one comment.

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Practically pornography. That is all.


im 12 soooooo.... ok? :/
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:04 pm

dylan.tempelaars wrote:

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"sooo ummm guys what is this?" (guy pointing at it) :D


I know your probably being sarcastic lol but that's a crane signal just so you know
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:05 pm

dylan.tempelaars wrote:
JonoD wrote:
A huge thanks for those photo updates! I only have one comment.

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Practically pornography. That is all.


im 12 soooooo.... ok? :/


This just got awkward.
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:05 pm

Adrenalinejunkie2013 wrote:
dylan.tempelaars wrote:

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"sooo ummm guys what is this?" (guy pointing at it) :D


I know your probably being sarcastic lol but that's a crane signal just so you know


i know i just laughed  :lol:
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:07 pm

On a closer look at the satellite mast, i would say that the transmitters on the dishes are actually lights, with the cables each coming out of the transmitters and going down to the base of the tower. They may be some kind of strobe effect, they would look awesome if they were actually lights though, and had some kind of purpose.
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:08 pm

spin_doctor wrote:
dylan.tempelaars wrote:
JonoD wrote:
A huge thanks for those photo updates! I only have one comment.

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Practically pornography. That is all.


im 12 soooooo.... ok? :/


This just got awkward.


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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:10 pm

change of subject lol on the top of the marmaliser there is going to be more themeing isnt there? dont you think the mast looks kinda bare? i know its early days yet for the themeing but i thought id ask if you all thought the same?
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:15 pm

I bet in person, the transmitter doesnt look as small as everyones saying:P You all though The Marmaliser was small, but the transmitter shows its not. The fact is, the transmitter could be a lot bigger than pictures show
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:20 pm

absolutely amazing pictures! that second to last one is incredible! really does show how it fits in to X Sector! those last 3 images are probably some of my fave that ive seen of the ride IMO

cannot wait to see this thursday when i go, so much has changed!

Anyone have any idea how long the lifts will take to construct?

Also...why hasnt the station building got windows??? I hope its not going to look like it does in the game being one big concrete box??
 
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Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:21 pm

Danscott22 wrote:
I bet in person, the transmitter doesnt look as small as everyones saying:P You all though The Marmaliser was small, but the transmitter shows its not. The fact is, the transmitter could be a lot bigger than pictures show



This shot gives a good idea of size, I must admit I thought it was smaller than I was expecting. Still looks good though.

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